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World Literature in Theory

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ISBN-10: 1118407695

ISBN-13: 9781118407691

Edition: 2014

Authors: David Damrosch

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World Literature in Theory provides a definitive exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today. Coverage is split into four parts which examine the origins and seminal formulations of world literature, world literature in the age of globalization, contemporary debates on world literature, and localized versions of world literature Contains more than 30 important theoretical essays by the most influential scholars, including Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Hugo Meltzl, Edward Said, Franco Moretti, Jorge Luis Borges, and Gayatri Spivak Includes substantive introductions to each essay, as well as an annotated bibliography for further reading Allows students to understand, articulate, and debate the most important issues in this rapidly changing field of study
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Book details

List price: $73.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/31/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.80" wide x 9.64" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

David Damrosch is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of "The Narrative Covenant" and "We Scholars: Changing the Culture of the University" and the general editor of "The Longman Anthology of British Literature".